Why It’s So Important to Get Moving with Psoriatic Arthritis-and How to Start

Psoriatic arthritis is a painful and often debilitating disease, and it may seem a little counterintuitive to think that getting your body moving can actually help. But the truth is, even light activity can bring big benefits, and although it might be a little difficult to know how to start, it’s worth the learning curve.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: Is Your Biologic Working?

So, you’re looking for a new psoriatic arthritis treatment, and you and your doctor have decided to give biologic medication a shot. Biologics are newer medicines, derived from living organisms, that target the root of inflammation in your body. They can be a game-changer for many people, allowing patients with all kinds of chronic conditions to overcome debilitating symptoms, but it’s not always easy to tell right away if they’re working. After your first dose, you might feel optimistic that you’re on the path to feeling better. After a few weeks, you might not be so sure. If you find yourself wondering if your biologic medication is working, you aren’t alone.

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Learning When to Say No With Psoriatic Arthritis

Any person with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) will tell you there is much more to managing life with this condition than painful, swollen joints and psoriasis-related skin rashes. Psoriatic arthritis impacts not only our bodies, but also our mental health, relationships, work life, and even our wallets.

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